A simple sandwich of hearty bread, creamy cheese, and ripe-as-can-be tomatoes is great as a snack, but would be equally delicious alongside a salad for a light lunch.

This sandwich was featured as part of our 21 Great Recipes for Tomatoes photo gallery.

  • Yields: 1 serving
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Total: Under 5 mins
  • Active: Under 5 mins

Ingredients (6)

  • Brie or Camembert cheese
  • Pain au levain or whole-wheat bread
  • 1 heirloom tomato
  • Butter
  • Sea salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper


Thinly slice a few pieces of Brie or Camembert cheese and set aside. Toast a piece of pain au levain or whole-wheat bread and top with butter. Layer on the cheese and top with 1/4-inch-thick slices of ripe heirloom tomatoes. Sprinkle with sea salt and freshly ground black pepper and serve.